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Success With Acid-Loving Plants

Handbook / Manual

By: Graham Clarke

160 pages, colour photos

Guild of Master Craftsmen Publications

Paperback | Jul 2008 | #175092 | ISBN-13: 9781861084941
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About this book

Many gardens have acid soil. Tell-tale signs will be adjacent gardens, or the wider landscape, containing masses of healthy plants such as rhododendrons, camellias and heathers. But it will also mean that there is a large range of plants that cannot be easily grown. How can you identify these? Are there suitable alternatives? And what are the tricks to get the best from your soil?

This helpful and attractive book helps identify the acidity of your soil and the practical advice given here will ensure you plant wisely and help you to create the garden of your dreams.

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Graham Clarke trained in horticulture at the Royal Horticultural Society Garden and spent time working in the gardens at Buckingham Palace. He has been a gardening writer for 25 years and is the author of a number of GMC books. He is also well-known for his contributions to magazines such as Organic Life and he lives in Bournemouth.

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